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The application period for the 2017-18 school year has ended.  If you wish to have to be added to the waiting list for the 2017-18 school year you may apply by using the button below. Please be aware that Envision will not be enrolling any new students after January 11, 2018 for the current school year.


 

2018-2019 Enrollment Information

Envision Science Academy is enrolling grades K-8 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Please read the following information carefully before submitting your enrollment application.  


Application:

  • Applicants must be North Carolina residents at the time of open enrollment.
  • Applications may be submitted anytime during the open enrollment period.
  • Currently enrolled students do not need to reapply during open enrollment.
  • All applications received during the open enrollment period are considered equally.
  • Applications are NOT considered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • New students and siblings (including siblings of multiple births) of currently enrolled students must apply during open enrollment by completing the online application process.
  • Applications indicating that the applicant is the sibling of a current student will be verified by the school prior to being placed in any sibling lottery. If the school is unable to verify that the applicant is a sibling of a current student then the applicant will be treated as a new student.
  • Envision Science Academy offers the following student preference:
    1. Children of full-time employees and board members are automatically admitted, as long as this preference does not surpass 15% of the overall student enrollment of the school.
    2. Siblings of currently enrolled students who apply during the open enrollment period and are identified as a sibling of a currently enrolled student will be given enrollment preference in the upcoming academic year. If there are more siblings than openings in a particular grade level, a separate sibling lottery will be held.
    3. Multiple birth siblings will be entered into the lottery as one applicant. If that application is selected during the lottery, all multiple birth siblings shall be admitted into the school, despite the number of open seats. Multiple birth siblings the will be placed on any established waiting list in alphabetical order by first name in the order their original lottery number was placed.

Lottery:

  • In the case where there are more applicants than seats available, a lottery will be held on the scheduled date and time at 590 Traditions Grande Blvd, Wake Forest, NC to fill seats by grade level.
  • A sibling lottery will be held if there are more sibling applicants than seats available.
  • Applicants are not required to be present for the Lottery.
  • Applicants that are present at the lottery will know if they have been awarded a seat or their position on the any waiting list established on the day of the lottery.

Waiting Lists

  • Siblings of current students will be placed at the top of the respective grade level waiting list.
  • New students will be placed on the respective grade level waiting list, in lottery placement order, after siblings of current students.
  • Multiple birth siblings will be added, by lottery number, to the waiting list in alphabetical order by their first name.
  • Applications submitted after the enrollment period and resulting lottery will be placed at the bottom of the respective grade level waiting lists, regardless of sibling status.

 

2018-2019 Application and Lottery Schedule
January 8, 2018 Middle School Open House for prospective families - 5:00 - 6:00PM EST
January 10, 2018 Elementary School Open House for prospective grade K-2 families - 5:00 - 6:00PM EST
January 10, 2018 Elementary School Open House for prospective grade 3-5 families - 6:00 - 7:00PM EST
January 29, 2018 Enrollment period opens at 12:00 AM EST
February 28, 2018 Enrollment period closes at 11:59 PM EST
March 5, 2018 Notification of lottery number(s) via email by 5:00 PM EST 1
March 7, 2018 Enrollment Lottery at 5:00 PM EST (open to the public). 1
March 8, 2018 Lottery results, by lottery number, published to ESA website by 12:00 PM EST. 1
March 9, 2018 Accept/Decline and Admissions process information sent via email by 5:00 PM EST 2
March 23, 2018 Deadline to accept seat and complete the Admissions Form or to decline seat (due by 5:00 PM EST) 3
April 2, 2018 Deadline to submit supporting admissions documentation (due by 12:00 PM EST) 4

1  Each application will be assigned a unique number for the lottery. There will be no names or personal information displayed to the general public at any time. Please ensure that moc.y1513408195medac1513408195aecne1513408195icsno1513408195isivn1513408195e@llo1513408195rne1513408195 and moc.s1513408195elgae1513408195ase@l1513408195lorne1513408195 are added to your email client’s whitelist so your confirmation emails do not get routed to your junk/spam folder.

2  In order to accept your seat offer, an online form will require completion. This can be done from most devices with a web browser. If you are unable to access the internet, the school will make a kiosk available for your use during normal school hours.

3  Seats are not considered accepted until the admissions form is completed and submitted by the specified deadline. No response by the specified deadline is considered to be a declined seat. All declined seats will be offered to those applicants that were placed on the waiting list, in the order determined by the Lottery.

4  Accepted lottery applicants will be required to submit further documentation, including but not limited to, student birth certificate, parent/guardian photo identification, residence verification, record release forms, and student health records by the scheduled date and time to secure their seat.


The application period for the 2018-2019 school year will open on January 29, 2018. 


 

Notification and Admissions Package:

  • A declined seat or a seat not accepted by the deadline will be offered to the next waiting list applicant for that grade level.
  • The two-week (10-business- day) response window is applicable during the enrollment period and resulting lottery only.

 

Time frame for parents/guardians to accept offered seats during the waiting list process will be based on the following four phases:

Phase I 90 days prior to the 1st day of school - 5 business days to accept or decline seat offer and complete admissions form, and 5 business days to submit supporting admissions documents
Phase II 60 days prior to the 1st day of school - 3 business days to accept or decline seat offer and complete admissions form, and 5 business days to submit supporting admissions documents
Phase III 30 days prior to the 1st day of school - 3 business days to accept or decline seat offer and complete admissions form, and 3 business days to submit supporting admissions documents
Phase IV 1st day of school and beyond – 1 business day to accept or decline seat offer, complete admissions form, submit supporting admissions documents, and be in attendance on next school day, except those with prior approval


Envision Science Academy is a non-profit, tuition-free, North Carolina public charter school. Enrollment is open to all students per the North Carolina General Statute (GS 115C-238.29F(g)), which states that no student shall be denied admission based on race, origin, religion, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, disability or academic ability.